anticholinesterase


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anticholinesterase

[‚an·ti‚kō·lə′nes·tə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
Any agent, such as a nerve gas, that inhibits the action of cholinesterase and thereby destroys or interferes with nerve conduction.
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After surgery, patients were transferred to the intensive care unit for elective overnight ventilation; midazolam and fentanyl infusions were discontinued early morning of the following day, no anticholinesterase drugs were added, and patients received their normal myasthenic therapy via the nasogastric tube.
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Avian mortality events in the United States caused by anticholinesterase pesticides: a retrospective summary of National Wildlife Health Center records from 1980 to 2000.
Effect of structure on toxicity and anticholinesterase activity.
As the development of a safe ultra-short acting NMB agents and cleaner more effective anticholinesterase NMB antagonists remains elusive, neostigmine is the only affordable reversal agent for routine use in Australia (3).
Based on this evidence, the aim of the present study was to conduct further investigations in order to better characterize the anticholinesterase effects of H.
A comparative study in rodents of standardized extracts of Bacopa monniera and Ginkgo biloba: Anticholinesterase and cognitive enhancing activities.
The addition of another anticholinesterase such as neostigmine may not achieve the usual reversal, especially as large doses have been given.
In this work, the anticholinesterase activities of plant oils were investigated using Ellman's colorimetric method.
Importantly, many of these effects involve mechanisms unrelated to cholinesterase inhibition and are elicited even at exposures below the threshold for anticholinesterase actions (Pope 1999; Slotkin 2004, 2005).